Incorporated in 2005, Cottonwood Heights is located along the east bench of the Salt Lake Valley. Its laid-back, suburban atmosphere and active lifestyle are attracting a growing population of retirees.
Nestled against the Wasatch Mountains, the city is a gateway to the outdoors, offering a wealth of opportunities for seniors to enjoy nature. It's home to world-class ski resorts, hiking trails and golf courses, and the area has a pleasant climate with over 220 days of sunshine, so active retirees can maximize their time outdoors. The city also boasts a vibrant culinary scene, an abundance of shopping options and many fun community events throughout the year. With its very low rates of violent crime, seniors can enjoy peace of mind while going about their daily activities.
Despite assisted living costs in Cottonwood Heights being higher than average costs across the state of Utah, at $3,835per month they're still lower than the U.S. national average of $4,501.
Note: Information for Cottonwood Heights was not available, so data from the nearest city, Salt Lake City, was used.
Take a look at our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Cottonwood Heights to see which one best suits you.
7235 Union Park Avenue
Midvale, UT 84047
Nestled along Little Cottonwood Creek, Canyon Creek offers a resort-style senior living experience. The quiet, gated community is located within walking distance of the Fort Union shopping district, where seniors can enjoy a variety of retail, dining and entertainment opportunities. Residents have access to a packed daily activities calendar, whirlpool spa and creek-side dining experience. A private dining room is also available for special occasions and family celebrations. Weekly housekeeping and linen services take the stress out of daily living, and the facility's scheduled transportation helps seniors get to appointments.
2011 W 4700 South
Taylorsville, UT 84129
Golden Living Taylorsville offers comprehensive care services with respect to individual preferences, so seniors can lead the life they want. It's included in this list for its varied levels of care, personalized support services and upscale amenities. Residents are encouraged to embrace their independence with trained staff members on-site 24 hours a day to offer peace of mind. Located in a quiet, residential community, residents are just minutes from Valley Fair Mall, restaurants and Hale Centre Theatre. Frequent off-site outings provide residents with the opportunity to experience even more of the area's diverse cultural and natural attractions.
777 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Seniors at Pacifica Senior Living Millcreek can enjoy an active, worry-free retirement in a homelike environment. The award-winning facility earns a place on our top 10 list for its life enrichment activities, upscale amenities and full continuum of care services. Its convenient location offers easy access to medical care facilities, shopping, dining and entertainment. Residents can choose from a variety of floor plans and the facility welcomes residents to bring their pets to live with them. The facility offers a gourmet dining experience each day and the convenience of weekly housekeeping and laundry services.
4522 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
The Wellington is consistently recognized as one of the area's top assisted living facilities for its resident-focused culture, attentive staff and signature programming. The facility offers beautiful views of the Wasatch Mountains, which residents can enjoy from the garden patio area. A robust schedule of activities provides residents with daily opportunities to pursue intellectual, cultural, spiritual, physical and emotional fulfillment. Programs include live music, color therapy, technology classes, movie nights and group fitness classes. Flexible care options allow staff members to tailor support services to meet the individual needs and preferences of each resident, respecting their dignity and independence.
4650 S. Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Just 10 miles from downtown Salt Lake City, Sunrise at Holladay offers award-winning senior care services in a warm and caring environment. Its prime location puts seniors within close proximity of a variety of restaurants, outdoor shopping malls, movie theaters and professional sporting venues. The facility also offers frequent group outings to local attractions. Residents can enjoy a vibrant lifestyle at the facility with access to amenities, such as a cozy TV lounge, piano and spacious outdoor patio, and daily opportunities for physical fitness, creativity, socialization, learning and spiritual fulfillment are provided.
10970 South 700 East
Sandy, UT 84070
Set beneath the picturesque Wasatch Mountains, Cedarwood at Sandy offers a relaxing environment where seniors receive compassionate care. It's included in this list for its person-centered approach to care and award-winning wellness philosophies. The six-acre property features landscaped courtyards and a gazebo area for residents to relax and socialize. The interior of the facility, designed with modern architecture and decor, provides a wealth of services and amenities for residents' comfort and enjoyment, including a fitness center, billiards room, beauty salon and gardening areas. Every apartment is equipped with a kitchen and private balcony, and housekeeping and laundry services help facilitate a maintenance-free lifestyle.
1245 E Murray Holladay Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Cottonwood Creek's homelike atmosphere and maintenance-free lifestyle provide opportunities for seniors to enjoy a relaxing retirement. It was chosen as one of the area's top assisted living facilities for its highly personalized care plans that support the needs and desires of each resident while recognizing their dignity and independence. Seniors enjoy three nutritious meals each day, with all-day snacks available in the bistro. The facility's resident enrichment program offers a variety of daily activities designed to enhance the mind and body, as well as frequent volunteer and community outreach opportunities.
76 South 500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Capital Hill Senior Living is considered one of the area's premier senior communities for its philosophy of service, vibrant lifestyle and beautiful surroundings. Staff members work to create a friendly and safe environment, providing personalized assistance with daily tasks. The facility provides scheduled shuttle services throughout the week, so seniors can get to their medical appointments. Its all-day dining program allows seniors to go about their days at their own pace, and services, such as housekeeping and personal laundry provide carefree living. Senior apartments are light-filled and spacious, featuring private bathrooms, ample closet space and individual climate controls.
11289 South Oakmond Road
South Jordan, UT 84009
We've included Sagewood at Daybreak in this list for its prime location and robust offering of amenities and conveniences. Just outside the facility, seniors can enjoy access to 22 miles of walking trails, over 250 acres of parks and open space and a 65-acre man-made lake, as well as a number of retail shops and restaurants. On the facility's six-acre campus, seniors can enjoy beautiful outdoor spaces and walking paths, a fitness center, a full-service salon and a multipurpose social hall. Three daily chef-prepared meals are served in the elegant courtyard dining room, or seniors can opt for more casual fares in the bistro.
302 S Gold Medal Drive
West Jordan, UT 84084
At Legacy House of Taylorsville, residents can exercise their independence and live healthy, happy lives. It's listed as one of the top 10 facilities for its daily activities, restaurant-style dining and variety of living options. The community is located close to shopping, restaurants and premier medical services at Jordan Valley Hospital. Residents receive personalized help with daily activities, such as bathing, dressing and medication management, and staff members work to make heart-to-heart connections as part of the facility's Personal Touch Culture.